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Ponsford man sentenced for using stolen credit card
Happy hundredth! Graystone Plaza celebrates centennial with tours, history, and a barbershop quartet
Man gets prison for fleeing police officers
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Lakers throttle Park Rapids for first victory
Dehler and Priem win at Maple Hills
Peterson runner-up at Bagley; LP-A finishes fourth
Titans, Bombers to clash in 9-man battle at Ulen
John Otto to be honored for 50 years with Ulen football
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
'Two slightly clueless 19 year olds camping...what could go wrong?'
Renowned musician Annie Humphrey comes to New York Mills Saturday
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Fall into autumn this Friday
Big weekend ahead in Park Rapids: Art Leap, Great American Story events set Sept. 23-24
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Ronald F. Williams Sr.
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Appeals panel goes against county, Osage gun range
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
August 18, 2017
'Snakes in the grass:' 2 firms accused of scamming seniors, veterans
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from...
August 18, 2017 - 10:12am
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 1, 2017
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth, Minn., woman is accused in Clay County District Court of being part of a scheme that defrauded people around...
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
January 14, 2017
Bail bond forgery results in charges against company executive
A Champlin man who directed operations at a bail bond company has been charged with forging a bail bond in the case of a woman charged with murder, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced. Anthony J. Hanson, 45, is charged in...
January 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 26, 2016
What’s with the big deal with the chip?
Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more “card-dipping” and less “card-swiping” as more...
May 26, 2016 - 5:20am
April 17, 2016
White Earth woman is charged with card fraud
Missy Sue Hanks, 36, of 36521 County Road 21, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony financial transaction card fraud and misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on April 4 tribal police officers executed a search warrant on a 2010 Chevy Malibu...
April 17, 2016 - 5:30am
January 16, 2016
Identity thieves steal tax refunds
With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return and claim your refund. Though this type...
January 16, 2016 - 5:20am
October 8, 2015
Building a fraud-free family
A generation ago, most families didn’t think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It’s an equal opportunity crime that affects consumers of all ages. For the 15th straight year, the Federal Trade...
October 8, 2015 - 5:25am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme
ST. PAUL – One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
June 11, 2015 - 8:58am
May 8, 2015
Local woman is accused of state lottery fraud
Joydell Ann Nealis, 23, of 28212 County Road 26, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with state lottery fraud, a felony. According to court records, she is suspected of stealing a roll of 100 Bonus Lucky Lines scratch-off tickets, worth $3 apiece, from...
May 8, 2015 - 5:25am
May 1, 2015
Man sentenced for credit card fraud
Barrett Annick-Zephrys Kringen, 19, of 10848 Eagle Lake Road, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud. According to court records, in December of 2014, he took two credit cards without permission, and used one of...
May 1, 2015 - 5:30am
March 12, 2015
Senior abuse, fraud at tax time
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is asking certified public accountants to be on the lookout for signs of senior financial abuse among their clientele. Rothman urged CPAs preparing tax returns for their senior clients to use their expertise to help spot elder fraud...
March 12, 2015 - 5:55am
March 11, 2015
Social Security child benefits usually end after HS graduation
Q: I am getting ready to retire and have a child starting college next year. Will he be eligible for Social Security from my record? A: Social Security benefits have not been payable to children in college for many years, but he might be eligible for benefits if you retire before...
March 11, 2015 - 5:05am
March 4, 2015
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Healthcare fraud is defined as that which occurs when an individual or organization intentionally deceives others to gain benefit, knowingly or willfully executing or attempting to execute a scheme or ploy to defraud the Medicare system or obtaining information through deception or...
March 4, 2015 - 5:05am
December 18, 2014
House arrest for Frazee woman convicted on card fraud charge
A Frazee woman was sentenced for felony transaction card fraud. Amber Anne Bauer, 20, will spend 30 days on house arrest and pay a $1,000 fine. She was also granted a stay of adjudication, which means if she remains law abiding during her probation, the felony will not go on...
December 18, 2014 - 10:30am